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Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For the love of God, please don’t confuse pasta water …

Italian Food

If you hate people, these are the quietest, least traveled scenic routes in every state

It is finally spring, which means that it is time to start mapping out summer road trips. But which roads should you choose this year? For the …


"Top Gear" Has Become What "The Grand Tour" Should Have Always Been

LeBlanc, Harris, and Reid have hit their stride.<p>With <i>The Grand Tour</i>, we hoped Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May would do something new. Freed from the BBC and given a giant production budget, the former <i>Top Gear</i> hosts were given a golden opportunity to break out of the formula they'd …

Matt LeBlanc

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Plan would reintroduce 20-30 wolves at Michigan’s Isle Royale National Park over a three-year span

With wolves dwindling and moose booming, the National Park Service must decide how to manage these iconic species on Isle Royale. Brian Kaufman / Detroit Free Press Brian Kaufman/Detroit Free Press


‘Rewilding’ Missing Carnivores May Help Restore Some Landscapes

If you’re lucky, you can spot a gray wolf in Yellowstone National Park. But a century ago, you’d have been hard pressed to find any there. Poisonings and unregulated hunting obliterated nearly all of these majestic canines from Canada to Mexico, their original home range.<p>Then the rewilding …


What Did Stephen Hawking Do? The Physicist's 5 Biggest Achievements

Some of his biggest achievements were hard to measure.<p>On Wednesday, world-renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking died at age 76 in his home in …


Jaguar XJ220: The Video Game

This is something that exists.<p>Did you know there was a video game titled <i>Jaguar XJ220</i> madefor the Sega CD in 1992? I sure didn't.<p><i>Jaguar XJ220</i> is an arcade-style pseudo-3D racing game starring—you guessed it—the then-new Jaguar XJ220 supercar. Players face off against rivals from Porsche, Ferrari, …

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Women Still Rule the Coyote Ugly Saloon, 25 Years Later

The Coyote Ugly Saloon, the East Village bar that became an early 2000s cult film, proved it takes work to keep a wild reputation alive. On a Sunday in January, about 350 guests celebrated the bar’s 25th anniversary at a party that included appearances from a contortionist, Times Square’s Naked …

Bill Nye

Toolbox trade wars: How a sure winner in U.S. dispute has yet to reap benefits

FRANKLIN PARK, Ill. (Reuters) - Nestled in an industrial park near the end of the runway of O’Hare International Airport, Metal Box International Inc. should be one of the winners of a little-known trade war over toolboxes.<p>In January, the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Chinese imports …

Home Depot

Church of MO: 1998 Honda VTR1000F Super Hawk!

<i>And in those days, Honda didn’t want to build a big V-Twin sportbike because it never had before, and let those among you who like change cast the</i> …


I haven't been able to cook my father's special beef roast since he died

When I realised our father might not have many more meals with us, I took on his recipe and made one last family meal<p>The fractured family gathered, one Father’s Day, in honour of an old man getting older, and his reverence for the roast. With an oversized polar fleece jacket and a beanie pulled …


The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the most critical acclaim over time, we turned to the reviews aggregator Rotten …

Rio De Janeiro

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Remember When ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’ Masterfully Tackled The Gun Control Debate?

If you’re a fan of FXX‘s <i>It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia</i>, then you already know that the gang has a generally unconventional way of trying to solve …


Portugal’s Example: What Happened After It Decriminalized All Drugs, From Weed to Heroin | VICE News

As diplomats gather at the United Nations in New York this week to consider the future of global drug policy, one Portuguese official, João Goulão, will likely command attention that far outstrips his country's influence in practically any other area. That's because 16 years ago, Portugal took a …

Our Favorite Books About Cars, Racing, and the Automotive Hobby

Whether it's a technical handbook on how to improve your racing line or a creative examination of the hobby we love, these are our favorite automotive reading materials.


Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …


Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

Los Angeles

Trump Hides Under Desk After Diet Coke Can Opens Loudly

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In a moment of high drama at the White House on Tuesday morning, Donald J. Trump dove under his desk after a can of Diet Coke opened with an unexpectedly loud sound.<p>Moments earlier, Trump had pressed a button on his desk, summoning Vice-President Mike Pence to the …

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There's a term for people born in the early 80's who don't feel like a millennial or Gen Xer

I was born in 1980.<p>Some say that means I belong to the Generation X. Others believe this makes me a millennial and thus a member of Generation Y — a frustrating state of affairs if you are like me and prefer things to be all neat and tidy.<p>Anyone born between 1977 and 1985 will know this problem. …


Gun sold to 13-year-old-boy with no checks in the US just weeks after Florida high school shooting

A 13-year-old boy was able to buy a gun with ease in a chilling social experiement carried out just weeks after the Florida high school …


What Does "Deglaze" Mean? And Do I Need a Degree to Do It?

By Alex Delany<p>Deglazing sounds fancy, but it is literally NBD. You could be deglazing at home. Right now.<p>When someone says that they're “deglazing” a pan, it really sounds like they're accomplishing something, doesn't it? Like they're a big deal. Like they're throwing an “M.D.” or an “Esq.” after …


2018 Honda Civic Type R

The iconic nameplate proves that players gonna play and haters gonna hate.<p>Overall Rating:<p>The radical Civic Type R is a polarizing hi-po hatchback. Haters think it’s too hideous to own, and backers believe it’s too fantastic to miss. We know it’s the latter, seeing as we named it a 10Best Cars …

Android Auto

How to Start Road Racing on a Budget

My first word on the subject of road racing is a disclaimer: Wheel-to-wheel competition is not “cheap” in any form, at least not compared to other …


Hurricane Harvey Destroyed More Vehicles Than Any Single Event in America. This Is the Aftermath

To find out how Houston dealt with the destruction, we spent four days following the money. This is what we saw.<p>From the March 2018 issue<p>Disasters are always fascinating. From fender benders to war, humans will stop and stare at the tragic, the grotesque, the hideous. In early December, I watched a …

Extreme Weather

At This Staten Island Restaurant, a Kitchen Run by Grandmas

Just inside the entrance to an Italian restaurant on a recent afternoon in the historic St. George neighborhood on Staten Island, the smell of soy and ponzu masked that of onions and garlic.<p>The source? A Japanese woman had taken over the kitchen to make gyoza and shrimp dumpling soup.<p>“The dumplings …

Staten Island

Americans used to eat pigeon all the time—and it could be making a comeback

It’s reviled by city slickers, but revered by chefs.<p>Brobson Lutz remembers his first squab with perfect clarity. It was the 1970s at the now-closed French restaurant Lutèce in New York City. “I came from North Alabama where there was a lot of dove and quail hunting and I knew how tasty little birds …